Weekend Planner, Dec. 20-22
4 p.m. Friday and Saturday, 1 p.m. Sunday — Visit Santa and get your photo taken with ol St. Nick and enjoy the dazzling display of more than a half million lights and a giant musical Christmas tree. Roast s’mores around the fire pit, warm up in the North Pole hut and be dazzled by the winter scenery.
Glenwood Caverns Adventure Park, 51000 Two Rivers Plaza Road, Glenwood Springs. $14-$19
Friday Afternoon Club: Huck Fynn
5 p.m. Friday — Huck Fynn was raised by coyotes on the Thompson Divide. Living with dogs under western stars, Fynn acquired some of the finest folk and cowboy songs around. His gentle, raspy voice, and signature guitar style may well have you howling at the moon.
Participate in The Longevity Project
The Longevity Project is an annual campaign to help educate readers about what it takes to live a long, fulfilling life in our valley. This year Kevin shares his story of hope and celebration of life with his presentation Cracked, Not Broken as we explore the critical and relevant topic of mental health.
Glenwood Caverns Adventure Park, 51000 Two Rivers Plaza Road, Glenwood Springs. Free with the coupon in Friday’s Post Independent for up to four people after 4 p.m.
Vaudeville Dinner Theatre Holiday Show
6 p.m. Friday and 5 p.m. Sunday — Celebrating 10 years of laughter, The Glenwood Vaudeville Revue Holiday Show is a two hour family fun dinner theater show with professional talent performing a variety of holiday themed comedy skits, jokes, high energy dance numbers, unique novelty songs and original comedic presentations. Reservations recommended. Food, drinks and entertainment with show directly after.
Glenwood Vaudeville Revue, 915 Grand Ave., Glenwood Springs. $16-$25
6 p.m., Friday — Oran Mor will be playing a blend of Celtic and Americana music with a few seasonal. Join us for some good food, full bar, and Oran music!
Kanpai Sushi & Bar, 3950 Midland Ave., Glenwood Springs. Free
TRTC presents The Doyle and Debbie Show
7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday — Lowbrow inspiration becomes hilarious high entertainment in this three-actor country music satire. Like Spinal Tap with a twang, it features numbers like Blue Stretchpants, Barefoot and Pregnant, and a few song titles unfit for a church sanctuary.
Thunder River Theatre Company, 67 Promenade, Carbondale. $15-$30.
Let Them Roar Winter Solstice Concert
7:30 p.m., Friday and Saturday — KDNK and Carbondale Arts present ‘I See My Light,’ a special Let Them Roar production for the Winter Solstice. Join Let Them Roar in a sound bath of beauty and becoming, immersed in soundscapes evoking our inner light during the darkest nights of the year. Tickets and more info at http://www.letthemroar.com.
Steve’s Guitars, 19 N. Fourth St., Carbondale. $20
8:30 p.m. Friday — CD release party. Elegant guitar-based music with classical, jazz, Latin and worldbeat music elements.
Rivers Restaurant, 2525 S. Grand Ave., Glenwood Springs. Free
Painters Stage Band
9 p.m. Friday — Live music performed by local musicians. Dance and joy is the name and gypsy style is the game.
Glenwood Springs Brew Garden, 115 Sixth St. Free
Holiday Entertainment: O&O
5 p.m., Saturday — Enjoy live folk and bluegrass music by O&O in the Lookout Grille. Their live show features the duo’s distinctive, close-harmony sound with an Americana flare.
Glenwood Caverns Adventure Park, 51000 Two Rivers Plaza Road. $14-$19.
‘Longest Night’ Ecumenical Service
5:25 p.m. Saturday — Longest night healing service. This is an Ecumenical Service. (Pastors and Chaplains representing several churches and the hospital will participate). We will enjoy music, silent reflection, anointing for healing, and prayer together. Light refreshments will be offered after worship.
First United Methodist Church, 824 Cooper Ave., Glenwood Springs. Free
Classical Guitar Winter Recitals
2 p.m. Sunday —Join musician Rodrigo Arreguin and his students for a free concert of classic and contemporary holiday Recitals are free and open to all. For more information visit http://www.gcpld.org.
Glenwood Springs Branch Library, 815 Cooper Avenue, Glenwood Springs.
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